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  • Twin cities’ traders to join other cities in shutter-down strike

    “After all efforts failed to convince the government to look into our concerns, we organised a kind of all parties conference belonging to the traders’ community in Lahore on July 5,” All Pakistan Markazi Anjuman-i-Tijaran President Ajmal Baloch said...

    The statement given is that the premier or whoever will hold discussions with the business community but they always fail to understand that traders too are part of the business...

  • Pakistan affirms solidarity with Palestine, urges US to refrain from shifting embassy to Jerusalem

    Pakistan on Wednesday reaffirmed full solidarity with the Palestinian people and expressed concern over the proposed move by the United States to shift its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying “such a step would constitute a clear violation of international law and UN Security Council (UNSC) resolutions”...

    US President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a...

  • Pakistan criticises UN’s inability to act on Palestine

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has criticised the UN Security Council’s inability to resolve the Palestinian issue and end Israeli atrocities and violence in the region...

    Participating in a debate on a report by a special committee on Palestine, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodi described as “disconcerting” the assessment from Washington earlier this week that prospects of resolving the Palestinian issue remained...

  • Palestine recalls ambassador to Pakistan who attended rally alongside Hafiz Saeed

    Palestine on Saturday recalled its ambassador to Pakistan who attended a pro-Palestinian rally alongside Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) Emir Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, a statement issued by its foreign ministry said...

    Palestinian Ambassador Walid Abu Ali on Friday shared the stage with the JuD chief at the Tuhaffaz-i-Baitul Muqaddas Conference in Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh, organised by the Difa-i-Pakistan Council (DPC)...

  • Shaheer Niazi — teenager who put Pakistan on science map

    The team representing Pakistan at the International Young Physicists’ Tourna­ment was given the electric honeycomb phenomenon to present on and Shaheer’s twin sister, Khadija Niazi, was the team captain...

    In the end, I referred him to a colleague, Dr Tapan Sabuwala, and the Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology, who generously agreed to spend the time working with Mr Niazi doing the necessary polishing...

  • PTV sacks 2 officials for airing 'incorrect' map of Pakistan

    State-run Pakistan Television (PTV) has fired two employees for airing an "incorrect map of Pakistan" that showing occupied Kashmir to be a part of Indian territory...

    In a tweet on Wednesday, the state broadcaster said: "Taking strict action on the recommendations of the inquiry committee designated to probe the airing of an incorrect image of a map of Pakistan on June 6 on PTV News, PTV management has terminated two officials found...

  • Vatican recognises state of Palestine in new treaty

    VATICAN CITY: The Vatican officially recognised the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalised on Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects...

    The treaty, which concerns the activities of the Catholic Church in Palestinian territory, is both deeply symbolic and makes explicit that the Holy See has switched its diplomatic recognition from the Palestine Liberation Organisation to...

  • Blatter calls for Israel concession in Palestine football dispute

    “The onus in this respect is on Israel with its outstanding infrastructure, fully functioning professional league and economic context,” Blatter wrote in his weekly column for a FIFA magazine...

    In an interview with a small group of reporters including AFP, Blatter said Israel should make it easier for Palestinian and foreign footballers and sports equipment to get in and out of the occupied territories...

  • Obama urged to seek end to Israel’s occupation of Palestine

    NEW YORK: Henry Siegman, a former head of the American Jewish Congress, has urged US President Barack Obama to push the United Nations Security Council to seek an end to the Israeli occupation and pave the way for Palestinian statehood...

    In an op-ed article in the New York Times on Wednesday, he wrote: “The victory of Israel’s far right has provided an unexpected, if narrow, opening for Mr Obama, allowing him to call for a...
  • A PAKISTANI IN PALESTINE

    Novelist and journalist Mohammed Hanif visited Palestine three times — in 1999, 2010 and 2011 — the first time on a reporting assignment and subsequently to teach a creative writing class and to attend the Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest)...

    PalFest was established in 2008 with the aim of showcasing and supporting cultural life in Palestine, breaking the cultural siege imposed on Palestinians by the Israeli military...

  • Global political dynamics hindering resolution of conflict in Kashmir, Palestine: Lodhi

    Ambassador to the United Nations Maleeha Lodhi, in an interview with a London-based news organisation, has asserted that the politics of big global powers have impeded the resolution of the Kashmir and Palestine conflicts...

    The Pakistani envoy, drawing parallels between the Palestine and Kashmir conflicts, highlighted their peoples' decades-long struggle for the right to self-determination...

  • Palestine president in India ahead of Modi’s Israel trip

    NEW DELHI: Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas landed in New Delhi late on Sunday for a three-day visit looking to strengthen ties with India ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s historic trip to Israel...

    Abbas arrived with a delegation for his third state visit to India, where he will hold key talks on bilateral, regional and international issues, including the peace process in the restive Middle East, according to India’s foreign...

  • Finally, Israel-Palestine has become a US election issue

    But here we are in an American election year and Bernie Sanders is calling for a more “even-handed” approach to the Palestinians; Vice President Joe Biden has expressed his “overwhelming frustration” with Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu; even Hillary Clinton – who, of course, is probably going to be the next US President – has managed (just) to refer to “damaging actions” by Israel, “including with respect to settlements”...

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